The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 73 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 48 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.74% 1.43% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.44% 6.51% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 10
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£365 £388 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +22.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £297 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
Computer Science
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
645 538 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.44% 21.98% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 261 259
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +18.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.39 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Scotland region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +13 19 £385 +24.19% 16
Glasgow -18 4 £348 -10.19% 9
Aberdeen 0 3 £250 -26.47% 1
Stirling - 2 £350 -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 3
South Lanarkshire - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Computer Science
UK

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 87 (93.55%) Degree
2 32 (34.41%) Linux
3 30 (32.26%) SQL
4 27 (29.03%) Java
5 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (21.51%) HTML
7 19 (20.43%) Windows
8 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
8 18 (19.35%) Perl
8 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 16 (17.20%) UNIX
9 16 (17.20%) HTML5
10 15 (16.13%) CSS3
10 15 (16.13%) Banking
10 15 (16.13%) jQuery
10 15 (16.13%) CSS
11 14 (15.05%) PHP
11 14 (15.05%) C++
11 14 (15.05%) Python
11 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
11 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.98%) Security Testing
12 13 (13.98%) Big Data
12 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.98%) SAN
12 13 (13.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (12.90%) Software Distribution
13 12 (12.90%) Tivoli
13 12 (12.90%) Clustering

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Jetty
3 2 (2.15%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) SAN
2 12 (12.90%) NAS
3 11 (11.83%) IPsec
4 6 (6.45%) Internet
5 5 (5.38%) Firewall
5 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (1.08%) DNS
7 1 (1.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.08%) Intranet
7 1 (1.08%) HTTP
7 1 (1.08%) SNMP
7 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.08%) Network Security
7 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) Big Data
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) MS Access
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Ant
1 6 (6.45%) JUnit
2 4 (4.30%) Selenium
3 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.08%) MSI
4 1 (1.08%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.08%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.08%) Xcode
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (16.13%) Banking
2 10 (10.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (45.16%) Developer
2 12 (12.90%) Java Developer
2 12 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.23%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.15%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) HTML
2 16 (17.20%) HTML5
3 15 (16.13%) jQuery
3 15 (16.13%) CSS
3 15 (16.13%) CSS3
4 12 (12.90%) YUI
5 10 (10.75%) .NET
6 9 (9.68%) Web Services
7 7 (7.53%) XML
8 6 (6.45%) J2EE
8 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 3 (3.23%) JPA
9 3 (3.23%) Guice
9 3 (3.23%) Apache CXF
9 3 (3.23%) Cocoa
9 3 (3.23%) Cocoa Touch
9 3 (3.23%) Guava
9 3 (3.23%) Core Animation
10 2 (2.15%) Ajax
10 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.23%) Animation
4 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) PMI
5 2 (2.15%) CMDB
5 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.08%) VHDL
6 1 (1.08%) Verilog
6 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.41%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) Windows
3 16 (17.20%) UNIX
4 11 (11.83%) Solaris
5 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.98%) Security Testing
3 12 (12.90%) Time Management
3 12 (12.90%) Software Distribution
4 11 (11.83%) ITIL
4 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.68%) Product Management
6 8 (8.60%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.60%) Validation
6 8 (8.60%) Web Development
6 8 (8.60%) TDD
7 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.45%) Information Security
9 5 (5.38%) OO
10 4 (4.30%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.30%) Project Management
10 4 (4.30%) MVC
10 4 (4.30%) High Availability
10 4 (4.30%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) SQL
2 27 (29.03%) Java
3 18 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.35%) Perl
4 14 (15.05%) PHP
4 14 (15.05%) Python
4 14 (15.05%) C++
5 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.45%) VBScript
6 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.30%) C#
8 3 (3.23%) C
8 3 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) REXX
10 1 (1.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 87 (93.55%) Degree
2 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.60%) Sun Certification
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.30%) MCITP
5 4 (4.30%) MCSA
6 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) PMP
7 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.15%) MBA
7 2 (2.15%) OCPJP
7 2 (2.15%) MCTS
7 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.08%) VCP4
8 1 (1.08%) MCSE
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (12.90%) Tivoli
3 10 (10.75%) Netcool
4 2 (2.15%) SCCM
4 2 (2.15%) SCOM
5 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.08%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) Citrix
3 11 (11.83%) Veritas
4 8 (8.60%) Sun
5 7 (7.53%) HP
6 5 (5.38%) VMware
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle
8 3 (3.23%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 2 (2.15%) BMC
9 2 (2.15%) IBM
10 1 (1.08%) CA
10 1 (1.08%) Cisco
10 1 (1.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) HubSpot
10 1 (1.08%) Serena
10 1 (1.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.08%) Kofax
10 1 (1.08%) Open Text
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